Prep 8 mins
Cook 0 mins
Adapted from a Meal Master recipe, this will make a great gift in a basket with the spices, a nice salad bowl, salad tongs, maybe a pretty small pitcher for pouring the dressing or a nice dip bowl. Have fun!
- 1 1⁄2 tablespoons dried parsley
- 1 tablespoon salt
- 1⁄4 cup saltine crackers, finely crushed (about 7-8)
- 1⁄2 tablespoon dried chives
- 1⁄4 tablespoon dried oregano
- 1⁄4 tablespoon dried tarragon
- 1⁄2 tablespoon garlic powder
- 1⁄2 tablespoon lemon pepper
- 1⁄2 teaspoon dried dill weed
- 1⁄2 cup mayonnaise
- 1⁄2 cup buttermilk
- 1 tablespoon ranch dressing mix
- 2 tablespoons ranch dressing mix
- 1 cup mayonnaise
- 1 cup sour cream
- Combine all of the ingredients and store in an airtight container.
- Makes 1/4 cup.
- Whisk all of the ingredients together. Refrigerate one hour before serving.
- Makes 1 cup.
- Combine and chill 2 hours before serving. Serve with raw vegetables, assorted chips, or as a topping for baked potatoes or steamed vegetables.
- Makes 2 cups.
I prepared the "dressing" option of this recipe and it was not a real winner. The average rating from my family was 3 stars. Although my family can be pretty finicky, I thought this assessment was generous at best. First, the the dressing recipe was too thick to realistically use as a dressing. Second, the crushed crackers gave it an uneven consistency that was not good for a dressing or dip. Third, and most importantly, the combination of a large amount of added salt, saltine crackers, and salt already resident in the ranch mix made a recipe that was VERY salty. I thought the complex flavors would make a unique dressing, but I think you will get a better result at less time and expense by using a store-bought bottle or package.
Very good. I followed the instructions to a "T" and put some in little bowls for the grandkids to dip their vegetables in and served some on a salad. This will be quite handy to have around. Thank you. Made for Herb and Spice of the Month -- Chives tag game.
Just great, ranch dressing especially dry mix is not readily available here in OZ so this is great for me to be able to try all those recipes that contain it. I used crushed premiums in place of saltines. Thanks Sharon.